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CSPAN
Nov 29, 2009 2:00am EST
quote with us today. she's in costa rica. she was an obama volunteer and her brother was a staffer on the obama campaign, and so we looked at what they were doing. and john green and i along for the ride in terms of thinking about how this all works. but the point, is we're trying to look at it through the land of this occurring, looking at sort of the same phenomenon, that is, the same local party for four presidential elections, what role it had or dent have in the election. so that's really, i think, the point of the paper. i'll get into that and go over those in a minute. before, just to put -- for those of you who are not ohio political buffs, to put mahoney county into perspective, that president obama received 52% of the vote in ohio and received 64% of the vote in mahoney.
FOX News
Nov 3, 2009 5:00am EST
president obama step up their attacks. but are they fair? brit hume andly analyze. >> we are not throwing them to the wolves of the insurance industry without an option for them to choose. what i would call not the public option but the consumer option. >> the "wall street journal" says nancy pelosi's obama care bill could be the worst piece of legislation ever. neil cavuto will weigh in. >> the lies told by united states presidents, the lies told by the united states media. bill: bizarre new tape of reverend wright surfaces. we will play you a bit of that. >> excuse me. land of the greed and home of the slaves. bill: caution. you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thank you for watching us tonight. criticizing president obama, that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. there are basically two camps when it comes to not liking barack obama. the first group is made up of conservatives who basica
NBC
Nov 1, 2009 10:00am EST
cool obama compromise. even on the hot button public option but on afghanistan, the middle is a muddle. it's either fight the taliban with all we've got or clear out. making his mark. when the debate ends, will the health care fight mark a new american direction in social policy? will his call in afghanistan be a trumpet blast or a fog horn? the change of seasons. last november, the country bought the chase for change. we were the change we've been waiting for but this november, some say they're still waiting. can the obama white house ever be as good as his campaign? i'm chris matthews. welcome to the show. katty kay covers washington for the british broadcasting corporation. howard fineman is senior washington correspondent at "newsweek." mary jordan covers politics at "the washington post." and mark whitaker is washington bureau chief for nbc news. first up, for president obama, this autumn may well the story of his first year and perhaps of his entire term. coming straight at a critical turning point from the two standout issues before the country. our future in afghanistan,
FOX News
Nov 4, 2009 8:00pm EST
republicans as two states president obama carried go for the gop. we will have analysis from dick morris, george stephanopoulos, and dennis miller. >> from my perspective, we won last night. bill: is this woman living in the land of oz? we will analyze this been coming out of the far left precinct. >> he is the most feared man in cable news. bill o'reilly. bill: body language takes a look at my appearance on "the view." you are about to enter the no spin zone. "the factor" begins right now. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- bill: i am bill o'reilly. thanks for watching. why president obama should hire me as his primary adviser. that is the subject of our talking. memo. this is a no gloat zone. republicans have been gloating, but that gets us nowhere. yesterday's vote demonstrates many americans believe president obama's policies are simply not working. americans want good policy. they want america to prosper. when that does not happen, the vote the party in power out of power. see george of the bush. president
FOX News
Nov 4, 2009 9:00pm EST
mcdonnell beat crh deeds, and more importantly, independent voters went for barack obama, and they voted for mcdonnell. and the same thing was true in new jersey. independent voters favored chris christie over jon corzine by a two-one margin in new jersey, as well, and this should sound alarm bells, because that should reflect on president obama's performance and a resounding rejection of his agenda. but guess what? they think it was just great. nancy pelosi decided to block out these two losses and concentrate on the seat that the democrats picked up. >> we picked up one in california and one in new york. sean: wow, she sounds convincing, does she not? now, joining me more with what the republican victories mean for those states and america at large, newt gingrich joins me. you have to give her credit for trying, right? >> she has to try because she has a huge vote coming up, trying to pass the socialist health bill. i think on saturday. they are going to keep them in. she is desperate to get it through before the country rises in total rebellion against the house. the most dangerous thing
MSNBC
Nov 25, 2009 4:00pm EST
obama will lay out his case to move forward in afghanistan. how he wants to do it and why americans should support his decision. a new "usa today" gallup poll says that won't be easy. asked if they approve of the president's handling of afghanistan 35% said they approve while 55% say they disapprove. for context on this mike viquera live from the white house. he won't be talking to americans here, he is talking to congress, too, right? >> that is a great point. among members of his own party. it is a tough ask for them. they've had the climate change bill, the health care bill. from the time the obama administration came in there have bin flew enshl democrats on capitol hill who said we are not going to fund these wars in iraq and afghanistan, we want answers and timelines. democrats came into power both in congress and the white house president obama saying they were going to de-emphasize the war in iraq and start emphasizing the war in afghanistan after all this is where the people who came and attacked this country on 9/11 were. this is where the plot was hatched. the president a
FOX News
Nov 8, 2009 3:00am EST
that nancy pelosi has one more vote for obama care and it's going to be a very close vote. so wasn't that counterproductive? >> well, he was not a mod a -- a moderate republican. more than likely to vote for obama-care. if we sat on the sidelines and did nothing, that vote would have been there regardless. so i think we changed the landscape and engaged in a debate and had a fight worth having, and i think it's going to have an impact on future elections in 2010. >> a lot of the democrats are saying this is typical of what is happening in the republican party, the civil war, grassroots, conservatives, who are running against republican moderates, even? districts where conservatives will have a hard time winning. is that the kind of fight we will see in 2010 among republicans. >> it's an example of the civil war in the republican party is a bit of a sore argue: there is only one real republican in the rays, and -- race, and that was doug hoffman. i don't think it's a great example to say there's this struggle within the republican party. i do think the lesson about competitive primari
FOX News
Nov 8, 2009 6:00am EST
that nancy pelosi has one more vote for obama care and it's going to be a very close vote. so wasn't that counterproductive? >> well, he was not a mod a -- a moderate republican. more than likely to vote for obama-care. if we sat on the sidelines and did nothing, that vote would have been there regardless. so i think we changed the landscape and engaged in a debate and had a fight worth having, and i think it's going to have an impact on future elections in 2010. >> a lot of the democrats are saying this is typical of what is happening in the republican party, the civil war, grassroots, conservatives, who are running against republican moderates, even? districts where conservatives will have a hard time winning. is that the kind of fight we will see in 2010 among republicans. >> it's an example of the civil war in the republican party is a bit of a sore argue: there is only one real republican in the rays, and -- race, and that was doug hoffman. i don't think it's a great example to say there's this struggle within the republican party. i do think the lesson about competitive primari
CBS
Nov 22, 2009 11:30am EST
of americans that approve of president barack obama's presidency has slipped to lower than high. 48%. since taking office, obama's highest majority rating was 69%. january of 2009, seven days after his inauguration. this current obama chill may have fortified ed henry of cnn to pose this audacious question to the new president this week. >> can you envision a scenario where you don't run for free election? >> if i feel like i have made the very best decision for the american people and three years from now i look at it and my poll numbers are in the tank, and you know, because we have gone through these changes, you know, politically, i'm in a ll right. >> question, is president obama saying more than he says in this response to ed henry? >> no, i don't think so. i think this is like ronald reagan saying look, if it doesn't work out, i can go back to the ranch and chop wood and i'll be perfectly happy. he's saying something like that. he's in serious trouble for this reason. the economic policies do not appear to be working with unemployment at 10.2%, and now people are talking abou
FOX News
Nov 4, 2009 6:00pm EST
celebrate the first anniversary of president obama's election. senior white house correspondent major garrett begins america's election headquarters coverage. >> president obama talked education in madison, wisconsin, but said nothing about election results that propelled republicans to victory in governors' races in new jersey and virginia. he also said nothing about the democratic victory and the special house election in upstate new york, but it was that triumph in new york's 23rd congressional district that senior advisor david axelrod seized upon in an interview with fox. >> the new york 23 race was the one race that was really a microcosm of the national debate. the other races in jersey, and in virginia were really state races, very much focused on state issues, and we think it sends a message to other democrats that when we stick together and we fight for the right things, we're going to do well. >> the white house, the republican national chairman and exit polls all agree. the results tuesday were not a referendum on president obama, but independent or young voters did not sh
WHUT
Nov 16, 2009 7:00am EST
is 7:00 a.m. in washington, midday in london and 8:00 in the evening in beijing where president obama has ended his first day on chinese soil. tuesday will see a meeting with president who jintao. in his pronouncements so far we have a clue of president obama's approach. the two countries, he says, are -- are not destined to be adversaries. but in a question and answer session with young people in shanghai he did not duck the issue of individual rights and freedoms, saying they are universal. >> in china, this is not the kind of policy they are used to. the president prepared to discuss and debate with students live on tv. >> it is a great honor -- >> he started with an assurance that the u.s. wanted to work with china. >> we did not seek to impose any system of government on any other nation. but w also don't believe that the principles thate stand for are unique to our nation's. more is to be gained one great powers cooperate and when they collide. please. >> but the questions, when they came, were pretty gentle. he responded with cautious, careful replies. sidestepping an opportuni
FOX News
Nov 17, 2009 4:00am EST
institute ---www.ncicap.org---^ bret: next on "special report" president obama visits china, hoping to nudge them toward more openness, while abandoning hopes on a global warming treaty, and the state of illinois bids to provide a home for guantanomo bee tainees and we have more news on the fort hood shooter and a radical muslim cleric, and the brewing confrontation between the senate and white house over medicare cuts in healthcare reform. all that, plus brit hume's analysis and the fox all-stars, right here, right now. welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. it is tuesday morning in china where president obama will pr participate in a second day of talks with president tao. chine that is the most populace nation in the world and america's largest creditor , leading president obama to tread carefully to his first trip to the region while in office. major garrett is traveling with the president. >> president obama arrived in beijing to the red carpet trappings of a state visit. his first stop had the look of a campaign town hall, emphasis on look. the president prevailed upon the chines
HLN
Nov 3, 2009 1:00am EST
gets beat by a dozen points in a state that he won and obama won by six points. i think the democrats will lose it by 12 or so. in new jersey, republicans might when there by a couple points. democrats should not kid themselves. it does not mean the republicans will win everything in 2010. one-party government in washington -- something president obama is over-reaching against the democratic congress. moderate republicans, conservative republicans. that is their goal. one was there and last time when there was a big divide? in 1976 when ronald reagan ran a primary challenge moderate republican president, gerald ford, barely lost. he did not even give his full part in support to gerald ford. 1978 i remember a friend of mine, a young activist, challenge the liberal republican incumbent in new jersey and loss to build bradley. al d'amato won the general election. there was a huge amount of turmoil board what came out? reagan victory and republican takeover of the senate in 1980. takeover of the senate in 1980. tom will and a party isn't bad. obviously it is problematic if you are running
FOX News
Nov 3, 2009 9:00pm EST
be a 21 point victory tonight. you add that to the six points that barack obama won just a year ago, governor, what do you think of what's happened there tonight? >> well, it's an out and out rout here in virginia. it's a rout because bob mcdonnell's campaign on common sense conservative principles on economic issues, jobs, energy, transportation, education, and those ideas resonated not only with the united republican party but also got a lot of independents to join with us as well. so it's a great message across the country that virginians are standing strong for freedom rather than debt, taxes and rationing and taxing of energy. sean: looks like you are having too much fun there, governor. >> yeah, well, we are. sean: as we look at this race, this is a rout here in virginia, in a state that barack obama won by six points. what's your interpretation of this? >> sean, there is no question about it. we are having a tremendous victory here tonight. what's interesting is that bob mcdonnell ran a positive solutions-based campaign. clearly the voters of the commonwealth have rejected th
FOX News
Nov 21, 2009 2:30pm EST
. >> back checking the book and-- >> did they back check biden's book and obama's book. >> they ought to fact check-- >> you can't send a selective, 11 fact checkers for a book when they didn't fact any other book, what is it about sarah palin snfrnlt don't be against fact checking. >> i'm not. >> you're not in favor of selective fact checking? >> check any fact that's called into question. they didn't do it for the other books, didn't check any of them until her book. >> they should check them all. >> mark my words, oprah winfrey leaves her show in 2011 and sarah palin will fill that space and do you think the media wants her to run? no they don't want her to run i don't think she wants to run. judy's mention of her as soap opera. she's laughing all the way to the back. >> soap opera's sell. it appeals to a narrow niche of america. >> when you do $300,000 in sales the first day that's a big niche. >> almost what is it 1/10 of 1% of america. >> it's a lot of people. >> she's on oprah, she was oprah's hottest show. >> and barbara walters, she played it shrewdly. >> how do i get such a
FOX News
Nov 26, 2009 11:00pm EST
you think owe obama is week? do you think it's possible for victory in afghanistan? >> i do. it has to be. bill: are you comfortable with china owning a trillion dollars with u.s. currency? bill: also, new information about the assassin hasan about ho killed 14 people at fort hood. geraldo has been investigating. >> you are hoarding gold in your basement. >> not in my basement. bill: glenn beck has some financial advice for us. can't wait for that. bill: caution, you are about to enter not spin zone. the factor begins right now. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight did you know the associated press, america's largest news wire service used 11 reporters to check the accuracy of sarah palin's new book, going rogue? 11. barack obama has had two best selling books. the a.p. did not fact-check either one. spokesman says that's because then senator obama wasn't a major player when his books came out. each when you believe that flimsy excuse, once he did b
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2009 10:00am EST
virginia cha. >>> president obama landed in china this morning, the third stop of his tour in asia. earlier today he covered ground negotiating a new nuclear agreement with russia. he met the president at an international summit in singapore, wornging to replace the treat country that expires next month. the president said things look good. >> in our first meeting when i traveled at moscow, we arrived an understanding that it made sense for our two countries to begin reducing further our nuclear stockpiles. our negotiators have made excellent progress over the last several months, our goal continues to be to complete the negotiations and to be able to sign a deal before the even of t end of the year. i'm confident that if we work hard and with a sense of uror jenscy about it that we should be able to get that done. >> president obama and the russian leader also talked about iran. obama said that time is running out for tehran to do something about its nuclear program. he said the u.s. and russia will keep pushing iran diplomatic alley and there are other options if that fails. but
FOX News
Oct 31, 2009 11:30pm EDT
. >> kelly: iment on fox news watch. one year since barack obama was elected president. >> change has come to america. >> does the media love fest continue? and election day on tuesday with two important races. will the mainstream media spin the results? economy troubles, sputtering health care reform, no plan for our troops. our commander-in-chief has become chief fundraiser, has the press noticed? distracted at 30,000 feet. two northwest pilots missed the runway by more than 100 miles. did we get the facts? is the press flying in circles? and the world series is on and so is the trash talking by the president in both cities. >> on the panel this week, writer and fox news contributor judy miller. rich lawrie editor of the national review. jim pinkerton fellow new america foundation and columnist and fox news analyst keir stin powers, i'm jon scott, fox news watch is on right now. . >> i'll always be honest with you about the challenges we face. i will listen to you, especially when we disagree. >> barack obama on election night there, just about one year ago. fast food forward to
ABC
Nov 30, 2009 6:00pm EST
. >>> president obama has made up his mind about the future of afghanistan. >> putting u.s. afghanistan policy interaction, tomorrow, he will lay out those plans for the american public. >> at west point tomorrow night, the president is expected to announce a troop increase and plans for an eventual withdrawal. putting more lives on the line and finding a way to pay for it, the stakes are high. jonny eve of a monument to a speech, president obama faces what could be one of the most critical decisions of his life -- just on the eve of a monumental speech. >> if he succeeds, he will get the credit for winning >> he is expected to outline an eventual withdrawal -- he will get credit for winning. >> he is expecting to outline an eventual withdrawal. >> without partners that are willing to do stuff in both afghanistan and pakistan, no number of american troops can solve all of those problems. >> late last night, the president gave his order to pentagon brass to start moving troops toward the battlefield. today, he spoke with leaders of france and other countries. >> the whole world is watchi
CNN
Nov 24, 2009 7:00pm EST
situation room. up next, cnn tonigh>>> toonnigh decision on afghanistan. president obama's decision to add troop surges. what will the consequences be if it does not work? >>> and india takes center stage. snags the first state dinner in the obama administration. why is this emerging economic power so important to the united states? >>> india is going to be central to what we want to do in the world. >>> also, a disturbing new trend. police say they can't keep track of all of the registered sex offenders. there are just too many to keep an eye on. the internet provides easy prey. how can you keep your family safe? >>> good evening, and thanks for joining us. at this hour, we're waiting for the prime minister of india, manmohan singh, to arrive at the white house. president obama and the first lady will pay invitation to the first dinner. the list includes hollywood stars and business chiefs. 320 people will gather under a white house tent in the south lawn. singer jennifer hudson will headline the event. the symphony orchestra and the marine band will also perform. earlier today, pr
FOX
Nov 1, 2009 9:00am EST
news >> rush limbaugh speaks out. the king of conservative talk radio on president obama. on the state of the gop. why aren't people turning to the republicans? and on himself. what did you learn? rush limbaugh in a "fox news sunday" exclusive. then, big governors races tuesday on virginia and new jersey. carl cameron has the latest from both battle ground states while major garrett looks at what the election means for the obama white house. and house democrats commit to health care reform with a government option. we'll ask our sunday group, brit, mara, bill and juan, if it will become law. all right now on "fox news sunday." and hello again from fox news in wash. there's news out of afghanistan, abdullah abdullah has dropped out saying karzai refused to reform the election process to prevent more massive fraud. we'll have more on that story later. now to our interview with rush limbaugh. whether you love him or can't stand him, he is a major player on the american political scene. for three hours a day, five days a week, he tells listeners exactly what he thinks on more than 600 radi
FOX News
Nov 20, 2009 11:00pm EST
policy with the governor. bill: you think obama is weak? do you think it's possible for victory in afghanistan? >> i do. it has to be. bill: are you comfortable with china owning a trillion dollars worth of u.s. currency? also, new information about the assassin hasan who killed 13 people at fort hood. geraldo has been investigating. >> you're hoarding gold in your basement is what you're doing? >> not in my basement. bill: glenn beck has financial advice for us. can't wait for that. caution, you're about to enter the no spin zone. "the factor" begins right now. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. fact checking sarah palin is this evening's "talking points memo" and i'll keep it short because we have a major policy interview with sarah palin this evening. did you know the associated press, america's largest news wire service used 11 reporters to check the accuracy of sarah palin's new book "going rogue." 11. barack obama has had two best-selling books. the a.p. did not fact-check either one. spokesman paul culp
PBS
Nov 18, 2009 5:30pm EST
, two months away, will not be met. president obama has confirmed the commitment that he made so publicly came to office will not be fulfilled in time. jonathan beall is at guantanamo bay. >> the reason for the delay is still filtering through. we do not know if the detainees have been informed, but the military commanders are aware. it does not come as a huge surprise because they know that president obama wanted to close it. they know there has been a huge obstacle in the way, the biggest one, where the put the detainees instead? there are still 200. where will they go, where will they be tried? these questions are still to be resolved. it is interesting to note there has been, we are told, an improvement in the mood, that there are less attacks on guards and that 70% of detainees are allowed to live communally for 20 hours per day. that is in part because they know that it is closure of the camp, they know the decision will be made about the future. we're still in the dark as to what will happen to the detainees. five will be transferred. it will be transferred to a federal co
FOX News
Nov 13, 2009 5:00pm EST
for obama? >> i did. glenn: why? >> i was torn. i voted for him and then i voted all republican. i was torn -- i did it mostly out of sense of obligation to grow the part of martin luther king and people who grew up through alabama and i got to be honest with you. the president is getting a free pass within the black community on so many things. where are the jobs? what are you doing for the little people? we're supposed to have a trickle up economy. i remember those words. glenn: i do, too. >> you don't trickle up when you give a.i.g. billions and goldman sachs billions. glenn: so what do we do? >> i am hoping that somehow the kids, balls it's always about the youth, that the kids will be able to look around and say this president obama, a guy who made it and i want to use his footprint and he made it through education. he is a wonderful speaker. he has a great education. that, to me, is ultimately how to turn all of this around. glenn: charles, i was -- i'm puzzled not just by your life experience as an african-american kid where, you know, you get beat up for wanting to excel. i thi
FOX News
Nov 2, 2009 6:00pm EST
. >> biden's visit may rally the base riding on obama's coattails may not be enough in the 23rd congressional district. it is dominated by registered republicans who outnumber democrats and internally, the hoffman campaign says that their internal poll numbers are showing that the president's approval ratings here in this district are lower than across the national average. we're at a hoffman rally right now. wewe were at an an owens rally this morning. both candidates are rout looking for the last-minute votes. bret: the republican challenger is making life difficult for the democratic incumbent in new jersey. shannon bream is live tonight. good evening. aheading into tomorrow's election, the polls in new jersey could not be any tighter and with no easy way to predict a winner at this point, both the top candidates are working around the clock trying to sway minds an solidify their base going into elect day. >> you know it's an important election when your president comes here three times over four months. >> but half those visits translated to jon corzine. the latest quinnipia
FOX News
Nov 3, 2009 6:00pm EST
referendum on president obama. we will have live team fox coverage. what will the results today say about next year's midterm elections? we will take a fair and balanced look. could a reference to his weight weigh down down the new jersey governor? all that on "special report" which starts right now. welcome to "america's election headquarters" in new york. i'm bret baier. americans all over the country pulled a lever, punch add ballot or touched a key pad for an issue they support. we have fox news team coverage from new york, new jersey, virginia and the white house in a moment, but first -- this is a fox news alert. it appears president obama's time line of getting healthcare reform legislation passed before the calendar turns will now go the way of so many other deadlines we have seen come and go this year. james rosen reports on this breaking news from capitol hill. >> good evening. none of the president's democratic al highs made it explicit today that they will fail to meet the president's self-imposed deadline on healthcare reform but neither did it require 20/20 vision to read as
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2009 7:00am EST
much someone paid for it. >>> hey there, thanks for joining us. this is hln. president obama is on his way to china right now, the third stop of his tour in asia. earlier today he covered ground covering ground with a new negotiation agreement with russia. they're looking to replace the nuclear treaty that expires next month. president obama said things look good. >> in our first meeting when i traveled to moscow, we arrived at an understanding that it made sense for our two countries to begin reducing further our nuclear stockpiles. our negotiators made progress over the last several months. our goal continues to be to complete the negotiations and to be able to sign a deal before the end of the year. and i'm confident that if we work hard and with a sense of urgency about it, we should be able to get that done. >> president obama and the russian leader also talked about iran. president obama said time is running out for tehran to do something about its nuclear program. u.s. and russia will keep pushing iran and there are other options if that fails, but he didn't offer any detail
FOX News
Nov 1, 2009 7:00pm EST
lines. well, president obama's name won't be on the ballot this election day, but as far as the white house is concerned, well, there could be much at stake for his administration as there is for any candidate craving victory this tuesday. the biggest indication of this, the president obama's blip across new jersey with corzine, the fight of his political life with chris christie. right now it's a statistical dead heat. despite the involvement of independent candidate chris daggett. huge one of three important races that could indicate the future political climate in the u.s. another new york's 23rd congressional race, in another surprising development, the g.o.p. candidate who suddenly suspended her campaign yesterday is now endorsing her former democratic rival over the conservative party candidate. more on that in just a moment. meanwhile, it's shaping up to be a g.o.p. victory in virginia's gubernatorial race. and mcdonnell leads in the polls. last november president obama became the first democratic presidential nominee to win the state in 40 years. we have complete live fox team
FOX News
Nov 3, 2009 8:00pm EST
wilderness obama victory for months or years. now the first election called the g.o.p. has the win in their column. it raises questions what happens for democrats, particular lay creigh deeds democrat. moderate centrist from a blue dog state. there have to be concerns on the democratic party about whether or not the obama agenda and the democratic congressional agenda in washington makes it difficult for democrats to get elected in places that are red states or won by john mccain in 2008 or are just generally conservative. it is a cautionary tale out of virginia for democrats and one that prats republicans are purely delighted about. bill: that means that virginia was a blue state for just one year. and then i wonder what and we have to do some reporting on this for tomorrow. i wonder what the main issue was driving the vote in virginia. was it health care? was it afghanistan? i wonder what it was? do you know? >> well, there were a number of things. we know from the exit polls, for instance, that there were issues of the size of government, that there were concerns about how much spe
PBS
Nov 7, 2009 3:30am EST
dropped out, believing that this runoff would be as corrupt as the old one. >> barack obama has a problem. >> that is an understatement. >> he has an afghan government that is an on were the partner. -- unworthy partner. cricket, corrupt, involved in that -- corporate, corrupt, involved in the -- crooked, corrupt, involved in the heroin business. yes to make a decision about what general mcchrystal has recommended. all indications are that we will see something along the lines of mcchrystal lite. >> it reminds me of 1972 in south vietnam when the president ran for reelection and the was no one to run against him. he is the one, the only one. >> prime minister gordon brown made clear that the british troops -- >> a single military officer -- sound familiar? >> certain tests have to be met and probably cannot be met by this afghan government -- corruption and openness and reform. i think it is a way of great britain leaving afghanistan. >> gordon brown said this weekend that he is not leaving, that they cannot end their commitment there and walk away. >> election 2009. >> it is very
WHUT
Nov 24, 2009 7:00am EST
. >> the prime minister of ina gets the first state visit in the obama era. they protest against the evacuating settlements in the west bank. a cadre of the faithful. the 2.5 million muslims pray the threat from swine flu and descend on the holy city. >> it is 7:00 a.m. in washington, a midday in london, where the long-awaited inquiry into the iraq war has begun. former prime minister tony blair's decision to support the invasion of iraq in 2003 was highly divisive at the time, and continues to generate controversy. the central accusation is that the british government misled the public about the threat waged by saddam as sayihussein. >> the iraq inquiry was set up to identify the lessons that should be learned from the u.k. involvement in iraq to help future governments that may face similar situations. to do this, we need to establish what happened. we are pieces in this together from the evidence we are collected from documents, were from those who have firsthand experience. we will need to evaluate what went well and what did not and why. my colleagues and i come to this task wit
NBC
Nov 22, 2009 10:00am EST
. so what is obama to do to keep his big coalition? does he leave his left on the war and health and side in the middle? how does he keep things together when things have changed? how does he dance with the ones that brought him if they're different dances? losing face, bowing to the emperor, getting his speech jammed in china, trying terrorists in new york. is barack obama showing the kind of weakness that gets dreams? trouble? i'm chris matthews. welcome to the show. norah o'donnell is the chief correspondent for msnbc. anne kornblut, joe klein and david ignatius. first up president obama is facing three crushing diffulties, health care, the economy, and afghanistan. he is down to about 50% approval in the polls. that's completely due to his loss of independent voters. they have left him in droves. so for a president in need of support, what is the smart political move with independents on those three biggest issues? first let's take health care. since april, the president has lost independent voters on the key part of his agenda in big numbers. in april, just 25% of independent vo
WHUT
Nov 13, 2009 7:00pm EST
>>> tonight on "worldfocus" -- >>> president obama in jan. the changing relationship of an assertive, new japanese leader stakes out his ground. >>> with jobs in the balance, the british government tries to deal with a growing backlash over immigration. >>> pakistan under attack. the latest deadly bombing shows that not even the country's spy agency is fe. >>> how a country rich in culture and history is going after tourists. welcome to iraq. >>> from the world's leading reporters and analysts, here's what's happening around the world. this is "worldfocus." major support has been provided by rosind walter and the peter g. peterson foundation, dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. additional funding is provided by the following supporters >>> hello and good evening. i'm daljit dhaliwal. when president obama arrived in japan todaon the first stop of his first trip to asia, he came face to face with a man not unlike himself. a new leader who swept into office on a promise of change. including asserting grea
FOX News
Oct 31, 2009 9:00pm EDT
a huge decisioe to make.hope president obama promises us hopt and change and he is, at least, keeping some of those promises of change but i don't think itis is the change that millions ofoe americans voted for. b this nation is being fundamentad we transerformed as we promiseed but we didn't listen to him, wou didn't know those words, didn'ti know what he meant when he saide he would transform this nation. one way he and his helpers areht doing it is by stripping away our right to free speech. love the president and others profess to be saviors of our free speecl rights.ew they love free speech. but when you pull back thepe curtain as we're literally goint to do on this program in a few minutes, you will see it isit being eradicated for controlled speech. depends on what speech you wantk to speak. control over the media? control over the internet? ove control to assemble? control over you? enforcnator barack obama's presidential campaign is asking missouri law enforcement to target anyone who lies or runs e phoeuz leading television ad. >> prosecutors are asking sheriffs acr
WHUT
Nov 12, 2009 6:30pm EST
the toughest decisions that president obama has to make, it could define his presidency. >> well, the president's decision just got a lot tougher. in a leak memo to the white house, his ambassador urged against sending more troops. that advice runs counter to the wishes of the top general in afghanistan. >>the president's dilemma has just deepened, after 22 wars of war council the choice is still tough to spend a 1 billion dollars on each troops sent. and this could mean afghanistan could be sent deeper in terrorism. at the last meeting the president said that the meeting was not open-ended, it leaves the top two men in the country at lagger heads. general chrystal wants more troops but his time is running out. and h7!ekarl eikenberry sent a message not to send in unless they clean up their act. >> i think that the corruption issue goes to the heart whether the people of afghanistan feels the government is on their side, working for them. >> the president's administration is still divided, and mcchrystal and robert gates and hillary clinton, skeptical that this will work. the pre
MSNBC
Nov 24, 2009 6:00pm EST
additional troops over the next year. president obama gave a preview to this decision this afternoon. >> after eight years, some of those years in which we did not have, i think, either the resources or the strategy to get the job done, it is my intention to finish the job. >> finish the job. make no mistake, this is just one more mess that president obama has to mop up after the bush administration. bush was the president who drained resources from afghanistan so we could go invade iraq on that perfect intelligence. bush never got bin laden dead or alive. bush never established a functional government over there in afghanistan. bush never eliminated the taliban. thanks a lot. so let's get out of magic wand and wave it now because here comes president obama and he's just expected to solve all of these problems in afghanistan. well, it isn't going to be easy. the country is split right down the middle when it comes to a troop increase. in the latest cnn poll, 50% support an increase. 49% are against it. so, no matter what president obama does, half the country's going to be bad mouthi
CW
Nov 15, 2009 6:30am EST
anniversary of president barack obama's historic election. did washington put the brakes on the candidate of change? a special roundtable up next. >> when 10% of your population isn't working, that's a real problem. he's got to address that, find a way to explain to the americans that this is what i'm doing to put you back to work. ♪ our world ♪ our world ♪ our world >>> hello, everyone. it's been a little over one year since the historic election of president barack obama. today we're going to look in-depth at how the candidate of change has dealt with the issues he addressed on the campaign trail. election night, 2008, was an emotional and historical moment. but for president obama, it was short-lived. the new commander in chief would face an uphill battle to get the country out of recession. the obama administration also inherited two wars. on the domestic front, automotive, financial and housing sector bailouts and the stimulus package were implemented to try and stabilize a teetering economy. >> today does mark the beginning of the end. the beginning of what we need to do to creat
NBC
Nov 29, 2009 10:00am EST
way. >> i can hear you. >> the time for change has come. chris: obama's war. he didn't start it but he's got to finish it. how do we go in strong enough to win but agree we're going to leave? a constant war? what's it like for this president knowing he's destined to command two wars that will bleed one into the future? can he lead a domestic fight to push our country forward? with the daily news of soldiers dying? and finally, two running for number two? hillary has been more hawkish on the war, tougher on pakistan, warmer on israel and pushed back running for governor in 2010, what about v.p. in 2012. hi, i'm chris matthews. welcome to the show. anne kornblut covers the white house for "the washington post." andrea mitchell is chief foreign affairs corresponde for nbc news and david i go flashese is a "washington post" -- david ignatius is a "washington post" columnist. is the president prepared to take fire from the left and right flanks at home? his decision has been months in the making and the president told nbc news he plans to make his announcement clear. >> i'm confident at
Univision
Nov 12, 2009 6:30pm EST
>>> presionan las organizaciones proinmigrante a la cadena c n n. y cuando regrese de asia, obama tendrá que atar cabos sueltos. >>> y crecen la cantidad de personas en internet que dedican tiempo a la interacción social. ¿usted es parte de esto? >>> este es su "noticiero univisión." >>> buenas noches, y comenzamos con la renuncia del comendarista de la cadena c n n. y quien se dio a conocer por sus fus noticiero univisionh@tg[wef lanzará a la política. > >>> grupos pro inmigantes montaron una campaña para que t de periodismo en otra parte. >>> algunas analistas dicen que causó opinión, y que estar tercero en los raiting le dio el golpe de gracia. >>> no podía mantener una audiencia que seguía viendolo, y hasta la audiencia se dio cuenta que se pasó. >>> no todos celeban la partida de este periodista, y dicen que han hecho un excelentenoticiero@ >>> el ejército de estados unidos acusó de asesinato a un siquiatra h@militar por lah@ maa en la base militar de texas. >>> una semana después de la matanza las autoridades dieron a conocer que enfrentará 13 cargos de asesi
FOX News
Nov 3, 2009 11:00pm EST
was people say they are sick of obama, what is going on with taxes and the deficit? so which model when you adopt if you were a candidate? -- which model when you adopt? -- would you adopt? brit: the crucial issue we are talking about in every state is economy. how much better is the economy likely to be in political terms? and the critical indicator there is always the unemployment rate. it is likely to remain quite high. this is likely to be the biggest issue in the 2010 election, and it will be very difficult for the democrats to overcome, as it is for any incumbent party or incumbent president at a time when the economy is bad or felt to be bad by the public. bret: a victory speech coming up, which really is the biggest story of the night, as we talked about, juan. you look about a state going red. and you have jon corzine, who spent tens of millions of his own money on the race, and you have a candidate in chris christie that some loathed as maybe not the best candidate, and here he is, winning this race -- that some thought was not made the best candidate. -- was not may be t
FOX News
Nov 1, 2009 1:00am EDT
country that has a huge decision to make. president obama promises us hope and change, and he is at least keeping some of those promises, change, but i don't think it is the change that millions of americans voted for. this nation is being fundamentally transformed, again, as he promised but we didn't really listen to him. we didn't understand those words. we didn't know what it meant when he said he would transform this nation. one way this administration and its helpers are doing it is by systematically stripping away our right to free speech. yes,?nd the president and other progressives profess so be saviors of our first amendment rights. they love free speech, but when you pull back the curtain, like we're about to literally do in a few moments on this program, you will see that free speech is being eradicated for controlled speech. it depends on which speech you want to speak. control over the media. control over the internet. control to assemble. control over you. senator barack obama's presidential campaign is asking missouri law enforcement to target anyone who lies or runs a misl
PBS
Nov 5, 2009 12:00pm EST
the political wave president obama unleashed last year, setting the stage for republicans to raise money, recruit candidates, and ride the excitement of an energized base as the party hedges -- heads into next year's midterm elections." there was something riding on last night, yes? >> yes, there was. this helps the republican party. it helps them raise money. it helps them recruit candidates. it helps them get good attention. i think people should be careful about saying, because a republican one in virginia and new jersey, that means republicans will do really well next year. it could be true. it could not be true. it is a help for the party. tavis: i agree with you on your statement just now. was last night in any way instructive and informative for democrat? >> there are two things i would watch for, just glimmers' or cans. one is in depend -- glimmers or hints. one is independent voters. barack obama won the support of independent voters. what happened last night is a lot of independent voters swung over to the republican gubernatorial candidates in both states. there was evid
FOX News
Nov 14, 2009 10:00am EST
way. >> when does it obama -- when is it obama's watch? >> and second, what he did when he came into office, what this white house did was, again, put in a program to bring us back from the brink of economic collapse. >> ok, we get that part. >> everything that was nut there, tax cuts -- brenda: i night interrupt -- >> tax cuts for small businesses, all of that -- brenda: marie, i'm sorry. can't -- hold on, guys! please! don't step on this great tease. we're going talk about this in the next segment. because we are so pressed. yeah, we know! we know what you're going bring up! nancy pelosi already in the holiday spirit. she says she wants to give america a special christmas present, but the neil cavuto gang tells her why americans can't afford it. but first, did democrats just say the $787 billion stimulus has failed? remember when@ christmas was magical? let's get back there. santa's wonderland at bass pro shops has@ what we've all been missing: with the arcades, elves, and even a free picture with santa. >> from america's news headquarters, good morning, everyone. i'm jamie colby.
FOX News
Nov 3, 2009 4:00am EST
, dana lewis, fox news. bret: the obama administration is trying to put the best possible spin on the afghanistan election. white house correspondent wendell goler tells us how. >> president obama spoke at a picture-taking session with the prime minister of sweden minutes after placing a phone call to afghan president hamid karzai which mr. obama said was not just to congratulate him. >> i emphasized that this has to be a point in time in which we begin to write a new chapter, based on improved governance, a much more serious effort to eradicate corruption. >> the president called the election messy. his aides said the democratic process worked in afghanistan even though the u.s.-backed leader tried to subvert it. >> two commissions determined that a serries are of votes, a big chunk of votes were fraudulent and they were thrown out as required, and the sitting president had to go through a second round. i think that demonstrates that the laws and institutions of afghanistan worked. >> u.s. officials said abdullah abdullah's decision not to contest the recount reflected his belief he
Univision
Nov 3, 2009 11:30pm EST
pasado para que el presidente barack obama lograra el triunfo, fueron elecciones muy reÑidas. en nueva jersey ha ganado chris christie. el partido demÓcrata pierde el cargo despuÉs de 12 aÑos en la gobernatura. en los resultados de virginia, el partido republicano obtuvo el 59% de la mano de mcdonnell. en nueva york bloomberg fue el ganador, es una reÑida competencia, pero serÍa la la tercera oportunidad en que bloomberg va a ganar la alcaldÍa. >> una mala noche para el partido demÓcrata en nueva jersey y virginia. un estado crucial en la victoria de para barack obama. >> los retos no desaparecen porque no obtuvimos los resultados que querÍamos, dice en su discurso de derrota. pidiÓ a los miembros de su partido que no se dieran por vencidos. los republicanos buscan reconstruirse luego de perder las elecciones nacionales en el 2006 y 2008. los independientes puede ser mÁs conservadores, porque el partido republicano ha movilizado a sus bases a salir a votar. >> en nueva jersey, el candidato mÓcrata que enfrentÓ una gran crisis fue derrotado por su opositor christie. en la ci
ABC
Nov 1, 2009 6:00pm EST
>>> i'm dan harris, and this is "world news." tonight, the obama effect. the president back on the campaign trail, trying to help an embattled democrat up for election on tuesday. can he rally voters the way he did one year ago? >>> election chaos in afghanistan. after president karzai's chief rival quits. where does this leave the u.s. effort to stabilize that country? >>> sweet spot. our investigation into the marketing of fatty, sugary foods to children. now, they are targeted online, on their cell phones and even inside of popular video games. many parents have no idea. >>> and, born to run. as an american man wins the new york marathon for the first time in a generation, we look at why, when it comes to running, humans are the king of beasts. >>> good evening. one year ago tonight, barack obama was out on the campaign trail heading to victory under the banner of yes we can. today, they were calling it yes we can 2.0, as mr. obama went back on the campaign trail, not for himself, but for the governor of new jersey, jon corzine. this race is emerginging as a test of obama's appe
Univision
Nov 3, 2009 6:30pm EST
es una prueba de cómo los votantes están respondiendo a la administración obama. y nuestra periodista nos habla de la jornada en la que pocos salieron a votar. >>> es el día en el que los candidatos de ambos partidos podrán tener una pista sobre la futura decisión del país. >>> la única encuesta que cuenta es la que harán los votantes, dice el candidato por el partido demócrata, si la gente cree que necesita un cambio hoy es el momento. >>> hemos podido conquistar o detener el avance de demócratas en estos estados que han cambiado, porque mucha gente de noreste se mudó hacia otros estados del sur, y eso cambió un poco el perfil político. >>> la intención de votos muestra en nueva jersey que farece al candidato demócrata. en nueva york las encuestas muestran que michael bloomberg supera al demócrata thompson. y a tomas regalado las encuestas lo dan como ganador, aunque el porcentaje de indecisos es importante. y esto no es un referendo para ninguno de los dos partidos. >>> el hecho que haya en dos estados del país, en varios distritos del congreso, y varias elecciones pa
FOX News
Nov 4, 2009 1:00am EST
was people say they are sick of obama, what is going on with taxes and the deficit? so which model when you adopt if you were a candidate? -- which model when you adopt? -- would you adopt? brit: the crucial issue we are talking about in every state is economy. how much better is the economy likely to be in political terms? and the critical indicator there is always the unemployment rate. it is likely to remain quite high. this is likely to be the biggest issue in the 2010 election, and it will be very difficult for the democrats to overcome, as it is for any incumbent party or incumbent president at a time when the economy is bad or felt to be bad by the public. bret: a victory speech coming up, which really is the biggest story of the night, as we talked about, juan. you look about a state going red. and you have jon corzine, who spent tens of millions of his own money on the race, and you have a candidate in chris christie that some loathed as maybe not the best candidate, and here he is, winning this race -- that some thought was not made the best candidate. -- was not may be t
FOX News
Nov 4, 2009 3:00am EST
was people say they are sick of obama, what is going on with taxes and the deficit? so which model when you adopt if you were a candidate? -- which model when you adopt? -- would you adopt? brit: the crucial issue we are talking about in every state is economy. how much better is the economy likely to be in political terms? and the critical indicator there is always the unemployment rate. it is likely to remain quite high. this is likely to be the biggest issue in the 2010 election, and it will be very difficult for the democrats to overcome, as it is for any incumbent party or incumbent president at a time when the economy is bad or felt to be bad by the public. bret: a victory speech coming up, which really is the biggest story of the night, as we talked about, juan. you look about a state going red. and you have jon corzine, who spent tens of millions of his own money on the race, and you have a candidate in chris christie that some loathed as maybe not the best candidate, and here he is, winning this race -- that some thought was not made the best candidate. -- was not may be t
WHUT
Nov 21, 2009 10:00pm EST
. what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news." ♪ >> this week's headlines, president obama taking a tour of asia hoping to secure a partnership with china, the world's next superpower. after being sworn in for a second term, the president says afghan forces will take control of security in five years. the australian prime minister says sorry to some australians. and stargazing in europe. ♪ hello and welcome to this week's review of the major stores around the world. this week president obama went on a tour of asia showing how important washington feels it is to build relationships. he met in singapore. he used the occasion to make a personal appeal of a leader. they raised the issue directly with a general. >> a year ago, this image would have been unimaginable. the president of the united states in the same room at the same time as a member of the burmese military government. a sign the new policy of engagement with the region in general. an opportunity for barack obama to call for the release ofhe democracy leader in burmese. that demand was not reflected in the initial
NBC
Nov 8, 2009 11:00am EST
obama is pushing for health care reform at a time of great draket skittishness. this week the republican leadership was playing on hose worries. >> this bill is the greatest threat to freedom that i have seen in the 19 years i've been here in washington. chris: some of the moderate democrats certainly follow elections and they remember august town meetings. here's what louisiana democrat mary landrieu heard in her town hall. >> in this bill, h.r.-3200 and others similar tomato, it takes away our freedom. this is not about health care. this is about growing -- [applause] >> there is an appropriate time for appropriate government rules and regulations. audience: boo! chris: and no doubt democrat klara mccaskill, a sentist from move hasn't forgotten about the same kind of defiance at her hometown in sthrulls. -- st. louis. >> you don't trust snow chris: what's worrying the moderates right now is the loss of the independent voter. independents were the backbone of obama's sweep last year. in the recent nbc news poll, the overall support for obama was 52% but among independents, down to 41%.
ABC
Nov 13, 2009 4:30am EST
continue that. >>> and now, to this morning's other big story. president obama arrived in tokyo overnight, the first stop on a four-nation tour of asia. the president will tackle huge economic and security issues during his trip. >> but he hasn't left the car in afghanistan behind. abc's yunji de nies is traveling with the president. and joins us this morning from tokyo. good morning, yunji. >> reporter: good morning, jeremy and vinita. the president has a lot to talk about. but his main mission on this visit is diplomacy. on his first visit to the regi as president, the white house says he's really here to strengthen relationships. president obama touched down in too, kicking off a week-long, asian tour. where he'll visit four countries and meet with a bevy of world leaders. mr. obama's agenda is broad. international economy, climate change, global security, and the war in afghanistan. while there's plenty to talk about, unlike past presidential trips, there's no concrete agreements expected out of his tour. on his way here, the president stopped in alaska to mt with troops. mr
MSNBC
Nov 24, 2009 6:00am EST
-- >> i'm moving on now. >>> other stories we're going to be covering today. obama and palin, poll numbers meeting in the middle? >> that is surprising. >> it's possible. >>> and lou dobbs for president. he actually goes there. we'll play that for you. great guests to talk about all this. >> i can't wait. >> yes, we do. >> let's dive in the news. >> tina brown is coming up, pat buchanan, andrew ross sorkin and he will bring to the table -- motley crew, by the way. something that happened on capitol hill that could radically change how that work. >> tina, pat and gayle. >> one of a & m records top trios in the 1970s. they were a hell of a band. >> each of them probably not excited to be with the other in this picture. but that's what our show is about, bringing people together. >>> let's get to our top story, following a tense meeting with the war council last night, the white house tells nbc's savannah guthrie that president obama will announce his strategy in afghanistan, quote, within days. the official says it's not only on troop levels, but under when and what circumstances the
FOX News
Nov 17, 2009 6:00pm EST
. >> with president obama overseas, his white house has come under attack here at home, after publishing data from recipients of stimulus package money who turn out to have exaggerated, inflated or just plain lied about the number of jobs they have create or saved with that money. >> when you put up information that turns out to be inaccurate, you shouldn't be surprised if the public says hey, do they know what they're doing. >> david obey called the faults posted on recovery.gov and said the obama administration owes the country honest numbers. a republican on the same committee went even further. >> i think they ought to fire people responsible for reporting on the impact of the stimulus program, and they ought to have a peer review third-party independent accounting firm do all the reporting for them. >> the associated press and newspapers in 8 states, massachusetts, wisconsin, colorado, georgia, texas, pennsylvania, illinois and michigan, have all identified multiple cases where recipients of stimulus money made false claims to have created or saved jobs. they included simple pay rai
WETA
Nov 13, 2009 5:30pm EST
>>> tonight on "rldfocus" -- >>> preside obama in jan. the chging relationship of an assertive,ew japanese leader stes outis ground. >>> wi jobs in thebalance, the british gornment tries to deal with arowing backlash over immigtion. > pakistan unr atta. th latestdeadlybombing shows that not en the cntry's spy agency issafe. >>> how acountry richin culture d history is gog afte tourist welme to iraq. >>> from the worls leadin reporters and anysts here' what's hpening around the world. this is "wldfocus."uc=cíz major supporhas been provided by rosli p. walter and the peter g. petern foundation, dedicated to proting fiscal respsibility and addressing key economic challenges fang amica's future. additional funng is provided by theollowing supporters >>> held sloe good evening. i'm daljit aliwal. when president obama arrived in japa today on the fit stop of his first trip to asia, heame ce to face with a man not unlike himself. a new leader wh swept into office on a prome ochange. includinasserting greater independce in dealing with the united states. prime minist yukio hatoyoma s ke
WETA
Nov 7, 2009 6:00pm EST
of that? >> well -- barack obama has a problem. that isn understatement. >> he has an afghan govement that is an unworthy partner. he has karza who is -- whose brother is arook, corrupt involved in e hern busess. he has tmake a decision about what general mcchrystal has recommended, and all signs indicate that weillee something ong the lines of mcrystalite, wch is noto give t 40,000 troops by -- >> it reminds me of 72 in south etnamhen the presint ran for reelection, only ther was nobodto rungainst him, that slan w "choose the one, the only one." >> can you have confince in karzai's government? >> it is diminishing on the part of the british. pre minister gordon brown made clear that the troops -- >> by a sile military officer -- sound familia >> that there were cerin tests that had been met and probably cannot be met by this afan gornment of corption and opness and reform. but it is a way of great britain leaving afghanistan. >> well, gordon browsaid this weeken that he is not leaving, that there is commitment tt they cannot walk away from. >> election 2009. >> it is very car that th
CBS
Nov 16, 2009 4:30am EST
>>> building bridges. president obama says the united states and china are not december tenned to be adversaries. >> more is to be gained when great powers cooperate than when they collide. >>> medication questions. new evidence some popular cholesterol drugs may do more harm than good. >>> and where is shaniya davis? the desperate search for a young girl who was allegedly sold into prostitution by her own mother. this is the cbs morning news for monday, november 16th, 2009. this is the cbs morning news for monday, november 16th, 2009. fr frs captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm michelle gee han. president obama is in beijing this morning where he'll meet with china's president. earlier in shanghai at a town hall style meeting with students, mr. obama walked a political tight rope. he offered cooperation in economic matters and security and pressed for human rights. whit johnson is in washington with details. whit, good morning. >> reporter: high, michelle, good morning. yes, a short timing a go, the president arrived in beijing for a full day o
FOX News
Nov 20, 2009 12:00am EST
. didn't bother checking either one of barack obama's books. what is behind this double standard? my next guest is somebody who knows a great deal about the media and has even spent time with governor sarah palin on the campaign trail. let's take a look. >> when i was asked to come out here to all of you and introduce the governor today, i was, of course, incredibly honored. but let's be honest. i was really excited just to be able to talk for five minutes without getting interrupted. and let me tell you this -- when it gets hot in the kitchen, the governor may be from alaska, but she can take the heat. sean: we're now happy to be joined by the author of "the g free diet, a gluten free survival guide." she is the emmy award-winning host of abc's "the view," the one and only lids bet hasselbeck. i love the show. i watch it all the time. >> not everybody does. sean: at least it's a rosie-free zone. >> sean, you're bad, but indeed, it is. sean: you said you watched the interview last night with sarah palin. >> i did. sean: i was with you when you gave that speech in tampa. she's a huge
CBS
Nov 4, 2009 5:00am EST
virginia. tonight you have hired me, thank you. >> reporter: president barack obama won the trust of the voters a year ago and now bob mcdonnell says he's ready to get to work. >> because we didn't get the results we wanted tonight doesn't mean we go home and wine. we go home and we fight and i'm fighting. >> reporter: deeds promises to give the people a vote in the senate. they are hurt by a weakened transportation system and budget. reporting live, i'm alex trevino for wusa9.com. >>> bill bowling won reelection as lieutenant governor over jodi wagner. he will work with the governor from his own party when mcdonnell takes over in j. >>> ken kuntinell will also take his new senate seat. >>> maryland also had local elections on tuesday. choosing mayors and city council eats. here's a couple of the local mayoral contests. the win here over susan hoffman, and a much wider margin of victory here, 73% of the vote over richard cooke. >>> a high school student hoping to take a seat on the city council. 18 just in time to run. he pushed for economic development at the new rockville town cent
FOX News
Nov 13, 2009 6:00pm EST
national captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org---^ bret: next on "special report," the obama administration will bring 9/11 suspects to america for full trials. we will have reaction from 9/11 families. it is a popular charitable group, and is it actually funneling money to iran's nuclear program? and president obama begins his first asian visit by riping critics of his slow deliberation on afghanistan, and we will look inside the new sarah palin book, all that plus the fox all-stars and the friday lightning round, right here, right now. welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. five of the men accused of sovment in the worst terror attack in u.s. history are return together scene of the crime. attorney general eric holder nownlsed today that self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind khalid sheik mohammed and four others will be tried in civilian federal court, just blocks from ground zero in new york. national correspondent catherine herridge begins our team coverage. >> by his own admission, the decision to send the alleged 9/11 conspirators to trial in new york is monumental. >> i have
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2009 1:00am EST
, social security revenues are down. so now we are borrowing, president obama saying we are going to bar a $1.4 trillion in 2009 just to keep the federal budget going. going to be borrowing $9 trillion over the next ten years. now that means we will be doubling the national debt of the united states from the time the republic was created in the next nine years and that is an unsustainable amount of borrowing especially when we are so heavily dependent on china to buy the debt. now, to get a full idea what i mean by america for sale you can see the image we put on the cover of the book which is the tad of america has a sales tag the little red and so you can tie it on to something to be sold with the bar code, and so i am seeing with the social security checks maybe we ought to and starting to print social security checks at the bottom paid to you courtesy the china. we couldn't pay the social security checks or the medicare or the medicaid unfunded liabilities. in fact maybe we ought to go a step further. maybe we ought to just owls worse the social security up ministration to china. since
FOX News
Nov 16, 2009 10:00pm EST
cover. but a well respected author in town, evan thomas, he says, "obama knows the long odds against a right wing populist winning the presidency. no matter how good she looks in a skirt or running clothes, brandsishing a gun." can you imagine if this was -- if this was any other woman politician, not just a conservative or a liberal, if this was any other woman politics, one, they probably wouldn't have looked that good in "runner's world" magazine and wouldn't have posed for it anyway. but there would have been outrage. but instead, there's silence. greta: well, you can disagree with her policy, challenge her on policy. probably should ask about the policy. but the thing that always rubs me the wrong way, and it happens with secretary of state hillary clinton or governor palin, two women who i might agree with on some things and not others, is they get treated differently. i don't think the guys notice it, though. >> if you don't notice it, it's even worse. but if you step back, what do we learn as women running for higher office in america? it's that you are going to be tr
FOX News
Nov 3, 2009 10:00pm EST
the country. this is a race in which c.i.a. deeds -- cree -- creigh deeds despite the obama endorsement, couldn't pull it over the line. he did not invigorate and energize african-american or young voters. as a consequence, lots of questions now about what it means for democrats and republicans across the country, beyond the berveds the old dominion. they may be worried that a moderate democrat such as creigh deeds was, may mean they will be in trouble too. and with some may put more distance between themselves and obama and cap and trade and other programs. remember there were questions after the obama question whether the republicans could come out of the wilderness. tonight, they are heading to the governor's office here for the first time in eight years. shepard: now let's get to new jersey. the polls closed less than an hour ago and now it is still too close for fox news to project a winner. jon corzine and chris christie, chris daget very far behind but expected to play some role tonight. shannon, what's the mood there at his headquarters in brunswick, new jersey? >> n
WHUT
Nov 16, 2009 6:30pm EST
. what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> barack obama says the u.s. and china can cooperate, but he delivers an uncomfortable message, too, about free speech. on patrol with the police in mexico as the drug a situation has its deadliest days. and we may need to triple aid to our culture. welcome to "bbc world news." coming up later for you -- [banjo plays] on the road again, this time to deliver her memoirs. but there -- but is there more to just -- to this than just plugging a book? and at an exhibit with an important message. ♪ president obama's visit to china is arguably his most significant official trip yet. a day into it, he has stressed again that the u.s. and china and need not be adversaries, that the world would benefit from their cooperation. and in a town hall style event live on tv, he told chinese students that free-speech is a universal right. when he died with china's president -- president -- when he dined with china's president, his message was more diplomatic. >> he is here to say welcome to the rise of a new power in the east, barack obama wan
FOX News
Nov 14, 2009 6:00pm EST
of the fort hood shooting victims. president obama promising justice, but warning congress not to turn the tragedy into political theater. >> this comes as the president arrives in singapore. he is there for the asian pacific economic summit to push for free trade in the region. also the remnants from tropical storm ida heading back out to sea after cause ago lot of problems for a big chunk of the east coast. flooding and beach erosion is being reported from the carolinas all the way up to new jersey. first a former attorney general taking the justice department to task for its decision to try the self proclaimed master mind behind the world trade center attacks and four others in new york city. as a federal judge, he presided over the trial in the first attack on the twin towers, that was back in 1993. in an exclusive interview with fox news, he says the move to try khalid mohammed and his alleged co-conspirators in a civilian court reflects an unwise, pre-9-11 mindset. molly henneberg is live in dc with the latest on this. the former attorney general says that these five men sho
WHUT
Nov 18, 2009 6:30pm EST
controversial prison in guantanamo bay is two months away and it will not be met. president obama said that the commitment that he made cannot be fulfilled in time. >> it was one of the obama administration's earlier promises, close the prison that they called gtmo by his first term in office -- by his first year in office. 10 inmates are being brought to trial,ive of them in new york. the president was asked if he understood why some americans found this offensive. >> i don't think it is offensive at all when he is convicted and when the death penalty is applied. what i am clear about is that i have complete confidence in the american people and our legal traditions. >> there are still 215 people being held in guantanamo bay. some have been cleared of wrongdoing but no countries have been forthcoming in taking them. some of them will be tried at a federal court in manhattan including 9/11 mastermind khalid sheikh mohammed. detainees could end up being sent to a prison in rural illinois. thedministration's top lawyer went to capitol hill to brush aside questions. >> did khalid sheikh mohamm
WHUT
Nov 6, 2009 7:00pm EST
. abbas has been seen by president obama and others as the leading palestinian supporter of a peaceful solution to the israeli/palestinian conflict. a voice moderation, abbas as president of the palestinian authority which governs palestinians in west bank. tonight, abbas' role and the peace process itself have been thrown no more uncertainty, after his announcement yesterday he will not run for another term. among other things, abbas has voiced frustration with u.s. policy, including last week's comments by secretary of state hillary clinton on israeli settlements. in tonight's "lead focus" we look at the abass decision, the view from israel and his ties to washington. and we begin with john tarat of al jazeera english. >> reporter: the first thing the new president, barack obama did on his first day in office in the white house on january was to telephone middle east leaders including mahmoud abbas. if president abbas thought that meant the palestinians' time has come, he was quickly forced to reconsider. a lack of process and with deadlock over israeli settlement building cited as t
CBS
Nov 15, 2009 11:30am EST
understand that the future of the united states and asia is inextricably linked. >> president obama is in asia threw next week with stops in tokyo, singapore, shanghai, beijing. so who get as the lion's share of obama's time? china. three days out of nine replicating what happened recently at the u.n. where the president of china and president obama were closeted for 90 minutes. this time allocation speaks for itself. and if there is any doubt remaining, obama's description of the u.s./chinese relationship clears it up. >> the relationship between the united states and china will shape the 21st century, which makes it as important bilateral relationship in the world. >> question. what must president obama accomplish in china this coming week? pat? >> he'll have to rebalance the trade relationship between the united states and china. the last ten years, the chinese have had a $2 trillion surplus. we've experted to them jobs, factories, money, technology, and that's one of the reasons why we've got this financial crisis and the dollar's in such trouble. what he's got to do is convince
FOX News
Nov 17, 2009 5:00am EST
. >> this is a travesty. bill: pressure building on president obama to explain exactly why he is allowing an al qaeda terrorist captured overseas to tried in new york city. we'll have the latest. >> yeah. she a joke. the idea that this potential talk show host is considered seriously for the republican nomination, believe me, it will never happen. bill: bernie goldberg takes a look at new attacks on sarah palin who will appear on the factor this week. >> this is where the best of america is. bill: caution, you where to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly, thanks for watching us tonight. lou dobbs and cnn. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. as you may know the last of the original cnn anchors lou dobbs have left the network after 27 years. we will talk to mr. dobbs in a moment and find out exactly why that happened. no question illegal immigration played a part. the "new york times" among others is thr
FOX News
Nov 10, 2009 5:00am EST
president obama implied last week as well. >> we don't know all the answers yet. i would caution against jumping to conclusions until we have all the facts. bill: talking points does not disagree with the president. we are not jumping to any conclusions at all. but now ayeive action must be taken to find out what was known about hasan and who knew it the guy doesn't snap. he was indoctrinated into muslim if a that the thattism and people knew it. political correctness can get people killed. i believe that's part of the for the hood massacre story. hasan was a weird guy. he said inappropriate things. did he inappropriate things. yet he continued to serve as a major in the army largely because i believe is he a muslim. by the way, hasan is awake right now and able to talk. he remains in stable condition at the brook army medical center in san antonio, texas. that's the memo, now for the top story. let's bring in brian ross from his studio in new york city. on "world news tonight" you report that this guy, hasan -- this is what troubles me. i don't have a handle on who knew about this guy's
FOX News
Nov 4, 2009 12:00am EST
which c.i.a. deeds -- cree -- creigh deeds despite the obama endorsement, couldn't pull it over the line. he did not invigorate and energize african-american or young voters. as a consequence, lots of questions now about what it means for democrats and republicans across the country, beyond the berveds the old dominion. they may be worried that a moderate democrat such as creigh deeds was, may mean they will be in trouble too. and with some may put more distance between themselves and obama and cap and trade and other programs. remember there were questions after the obama question whether the republicans could come out of the wilderness. tonight, they are heading to the governor's office here for the first time in eight years. shepard: now let's get to new jersey. the polls closed less than an hour ago and now it is still too close for fox news to project a winner. jon corzine and chris christie, chris daget very far behind but expected to play some role tonight. shannon, what's the mood there at his headquarters in brunswick, new jersey? >> no one is celebrating here and probably
FOX News
Nov 3, 2009 5:00pm EST
economy. obama had this to say, quote "we can see clearly now that the steps my administration are taking are making a huge difference, brunting the worst of this recession and helping to bring about its conclusion." end quote. that is fantastic! it's over. i mean, at least the worst of it is over. it is not going to get any worse than it is right now. remember this. because there is only going to be one of us that is right. i personally believe he is mistaken. i will give him credit for that. i hope for the best, i really do. do you think i want to see us destroy ourselfs? sometime starting after the new year, i think you will see how bogus this recovery is, because right now, are you reading the head behinds? they say positive u.s. economic data, u.s. recovery bullies the bulls. u.s. stocks rise. g.d.p. is up, wow! i'm reading the paper thinking this is great! and then and then the bad glenn comes in and he is like, glenn, i got pesky facts for you. i'm like, no, you're such a downer. here are the pesky facts. g.d.p. was up but unemployment stands at 9.8%. this is the states and how the
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